PHOTOS FROM THE WOMEN OF RUBIES GRASSROOTS WORKSHOP IN LAGOS EAST LCDA

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The second  phase of our  workshop tagged “Empowering grassroots women and giving them a voice” was held on the 7th of September  at the Eleganza Sport Centre, Sura Market,Lagos Island by 10a.m.

Women came out enmasse  from different spheres of the community and market  to be part of the successful workshop. The women were not only sensitised on the need to be empowered  but also encouraged to save towards the future of their Children by Betty Abah of CEE-HOPE Foundation, the Keynote speaker ; Mrs. Falana, Director, Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation , also educated the women on the need to enroll in vocational skills centre and learn more hand work,  Founder of Sisters Interact  Network and motivational speaker ; Kathlyn Eyitemi encouraged them to speak out  and report cases of Domestic abuse while using her personal life experience as a motivating factor.

According to the Founder of Rubies Ink Initiative for women and children and Editor-In-Chief of Women of Rubies ; Esther Ijewere-Kalejaiye ; the workshop was an  impactful learning experience for the  women in Lagos Island and the feedback was inspiring.

Here are more  pictures from the workshop:

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Founder of Sisters Interact Network; Kathlyn Eyitemi speaking to the women

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Our Speakers – Betty Abah (Founder, CEE-HOPE FOUNDATION ) and Kathlyn Eyitemi (Sisters Interact Network)

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                      L-R ; Feliam Ochigbo, Betty Abah , Esther Ijewere-Kalejaiye and a volunteer

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Mrs. Falana, Director for Women, Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation

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L-R ; Mrs. Hopo , Esther Ijewere-Kalejaiye , Mrs. Falana and Mrs. Adetoro (HOD, Wapa)

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